As stay-home and quarantine orders spread across the U.S. this March, so too did fears that reduced contact with friends, loved ones, and even strangers would result in a mental health crisis brought about by social isolation.
- Written by Christen Smith Christen Smith
Pennsylvania’s 12.8 million residents grew older and more diverse over the past decade, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, mirroring a trend seen nationwide as the country’s largest generation turns 65.
Even as restrictions on going outside ease, you still have to protect yourself during the pandemic for as long as it lasts.
- Written by Megan Joyce Megan Joyce
Since 2000, 50plus LIFE (previously Senior News and 50plus Senior News) has won more than 130 awards for its editorial content and design.
Here’s a look at an award-winning article from our archives.
- Written by Victor Parachin Victor Parachin
Sooner or later, everyone experiences the death of someone they love. That experience also includes teenagers, many of whom lose friends as a result of drug overdoses, auto accidents, and terminal illness.
In the United States, 1 in 3 adults has hypertension — high blood pressure — which increases their risk of heart disease, kidney failure, and stroke.